Hyderabad: Around 200 judges from Telangana went on mass leave starting today in protest against the suspension of two judges on disciplinary grounds by the high court.
The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad had on Monday suspended two judges following an agitation against provisional allocation of judicial officers between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The two suspended judges are - K. Ravinder Reddy, the IVth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge at the Nampally criminal courts and Varaprasad, the XIVth Additional District Judge in Ranga Reddy courts.
Protesting the suspension, Telangana Judges' Association had yesterday reportedly decided to apply for mass casual leave on Tuesday.
According to reports, about 120 judges of Telangana courts met at on Sunday and resolved to resign in protest against allocation of judges of Andhra Pradesh nativity to posts in Telangana.
The Telangana judges and advocates are opposing the provisional list released by the High Court on May 3, allocating 135 judges of Andhra Pradesh nativity to subordinate courts in Telangana.